The Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) is pleased to announce seven college scholarships available to graduating high school students from the greater Lyons area. Applications are available online at www.lyonscf.org, under the Receive tab or from the front office of Lyons High School. Below is a brief description of each scholarship; please refer to individual applications for complete information about eligibility and submission requirements.
Lyons Community Foundation Scholarships in Memory of Steve Ralston. Created in 2009 to honor the memory of Lyons resident, businessman, and community supporter Steve Ralston. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to students who best express their passion for learning and sharing one’s interests, skills and joyful life experiences with their community. Eligible students include graduating Lyons High students, greater Lyons area students who attend school in a neighboring community and home schooled students.
Lyons Community Foundation Joel Mack Memorial Scholarships. Honoring the memory of Joel Mack, a Lyons High School athlete and alumni who was killed in 1983 when he stopped to render aid to stranded motorists. Two $1000 scholarships awarded to one female and one male athlete. Students applying for this scholarship must be a graduating Lyons High School senior who participates in sports either at Lyons High School or a neighboring community high school. Lyons area home schooled students who participate in sports at Lyons High School are eligible.
Gerald Boland Memorial Scholarships. Honoring the memory of Gerald Boland, a 54 year resident of Lyons who taught in Lyons Schools for 31 years. He was a coach, Boy Scout Leader, and mentor who had a passion for learning and the outdoors. Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to students who share these passions. Eligible students must attend Lyons High School and have at least a 3.0 GPA.
2015 Lyons Community Foundation Scholarship. The newest scholarship offered by the Lyons Community Foundation, this $1000 scholarship will recognize any graduating senior, or home schooled student from the greater Lyons area who has successfully served in a leadership role, earned at least a 3.5 GPA (or equivalent) and has demonstrated community-mindedness. This scholarship is renewable for the recipient for up to three years.
All applications must be received or postmarked by March 10, 2015. Applications may be returned to the front office of Lyons High School or mailed to the Lyons Community
Foundation, PO Box 546, Lyons Co, 80540. The scholarships may be used at any accredited post-secondary education program in the country. Students must be accepted to or have acceptance pending at their prospective school(s) when they submit their applications.
If you have any questions about the scholarships, inquiries can be directed by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to (720) 295-9667. All applications are reviewed and kept confidential by a committee consisting of Lyons area community members.